Key Workers and Inequality

Hosted by the Ralph Miliband Programme

Online public event


Kate Bell

Kate Bell

Deborah Hargreaves

Deborah Hargreaves


Dr Robin Archer

Dr Robin Archer

The vital labour of 'key workers' has been widely lauded during the pandemic. But can the trend of recent decades toward inequalities in earning and status be reversed?

Meet our speakers and chair

Kate Bell (@kategobell) is the Head of the Rights, International, Social and Economics department at the TUC.

Deborah Hargreaves (@deborahharg) is the Chair of the London Child Poverty Alliance and a founder and director of the High Pay Centre, an independent think-tank that monitors executive pay. She is a former business editor of the Guardian and previously worked at the Financial Times. She is the author of Are Chief Executives Overpaid? 

Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme.

More about this event

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

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